Views about homosexuality among adults in the South by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the South by views about homosexuality

% of adults in the South who say homosexuality…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrongShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong40%52%4%3%4,672
Right or wrong depends on the situation64%28%4%3%7,567
Neither/both equally42%39%12%7%192
Don't know32%45%7%15%135
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